Director

Austin, Texas, United States | Full-time | COVID-19 remote

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We are looking to hire a media relations and writing professional to join our team as a  Director. The ideal candidate will have experience in PR, communications, marketing, or a related field and an interest in financial services, and technology industries that we focus on.

Our team represents a talented and diverse workforce. The right candidate will thrive in a boutique environment where they will be both autonomous in owning specific accounts as well as team-driven, with the initiative to roll up their sleeves.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide senior-level account planning and supervision across key designated accounts with proven, specialized expertise in areas Caliber operates. The number of accounts will vary based on other aspects, with the range between 4-6 clients.
  • Lead the planning and execution of media programs and activities; serve as a primary, day-to-day, client contact and provide senior client counsel on tactical matters linked to strategic plans for select accounts; anticipate client needs and prepare in advance
  • Maintain a thorough, demonstrated understanding of clients’ businesses and industries; actively follow and understand emerging issues, trends, and news impacting your clients’ business, and proactively advise the team and client regarding how best to leverage or address these developments
  • Develop and maximize client relations, positioning Caliber as a strategic partner at all times; perceived as a trusted advisor to the client, maintaining close and regular client counsel
  • Anticipate the needs of clients and the media, serving as a senior strategist for select accounts and the manager of all tasks to ensure quality service
  • Provide mentorship, and structure around delegating to staff on a day-to-day basis; drive media results for clients, and ensure proactive daily media pitching, review materials drafted by staffers, and provide constructive feedback

  • Manage up to manager, President & CEO regarding progress on deliverables, media outreach processes, and actively offer solutions to pivot where needed
  • Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for the management and tracking of staff allocation and account financials including budget allocation and control
  • Manage and evolve Caliber client retention and loyalty efforts, with a particular focus on PR clients, aiming to drive our retention efforts forward and set the example of best practices around retention for the team
  • Provide strategic guidance on PR client account structure and staffing, working alongside President and CEO to ensure the right level of support across PR accounts